Meetup Night with Lightyear
Fireside chat with Martin Sokk
It was a blast hosting Lightyear for their 1st birthday in Hungary! Our fundraising meetup night was extra special as we got to chat with Martin Sokk, their dynamic co-founder and CEO, who shared his insights, experiences, and strategies on how Lightyear succeeded in securing their fundings.


Martin Sokk

Co-Founder, CEO at Lightyear

Martin Sokk

Co-Founder, CEO at Lightyear
event description

Martin and the Lightyear team were back in Budapest to celebrate a milestone moment – the first anniversary of their operations right here in Hungary. Martin shared insights on the increasingly pertinent theme of fundraising—a topic that resonates deeply in today's dynamic startup ecosystem. Given how the landscape of raising capital has evolved dramatically over the past 2-3 years, many founders find themselves navigating through uncharted waters, grappling with the shifting expectations of VC and angel investors. Lightyear, under Martin's leadership, has successfully completed three fundraising rounds (with names such as Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mosaic Ventures, Taveet + Sten, Richard Branson) each under markedly different terms. This experience, combined with Martin's ongoing engagement with various VCs across the globe, positions him as an invaluable resource.


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